CROM Grand Rounds- November 15, 2016 – Preventive and Occupational Medicine in a Forward Deployed Combat Setting – Thaddeus Ritch de Herrera, MD, MPH

Posted at 4:01 pm November 14, 2016, in Seminars

Speakers:  Thaddeus Ritch de Herrera, MD, MPH                      images

Topic:Preventive and Occupational Medicine in a Forward Deployed Combat Setting

Date and Time: November 15, 2016, 1:30 PM

Location: Conference Rooms A&B, EOHSI, Piscataway, NJ


  • Recognize and assess relevant health risks in deploying personnel and how they may affect mission readiness
  • Determine preventive medical needs based on geographic region of deployment
  • Assess risk for illness and injury in the military working environment, use of equipment and weaponry


Target Audience:: Environmental and/or occupational medicine practitioners, community health workers, industrial hygienists, researchers, students of air pollution health effects and to others in the field of environmental and occupational safety and health. Occupational Physicians, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists, fellows, residents, medical students and environmental exposure scientists.

Accreditation & Designation

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Declarations

Dr. Thaddeus Ritch de Herrera has no relevant financial relationships and Dr. Ritch de Herrera does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products during his presentation.

“Planning committee members, Dr. Mitchel Rosen and Dr. Michael Gochfeld have no relevant financial relationships. Dr. Michael Pratt’s immediate family works for Novartis.”





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